Elgibility

All applications are reviewed to ensure the minimum requirements have been met.
Detention Officer Requirements:

  1. Be at least 21 years of age
  2. Must be available for all shifts, including evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays.
  3. Must be available for mandatory recall.
  4. Has never been on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years from the date of the court order; is not currently charged with any criminal offense for which conviction would be a bar to licensure; has never been convicted of an offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years; has never been convicted or placed on community supervision in any court of an offense involving family violence as defined under Chapter 71, Texas Family Code; and has never been convicted of an offense of Class A misdemeanor or any felony, which includes a sentence of deferred adjudication.
  5. Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License
  6. High school diploma or GED
  7. Have not been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions including specifically:
        • Under other than honorable conditions
        • Bad conduct
        • Dishonorable
        • any other characterization of service indicating bad character

Clerk requirements:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age
  2. Must be available for all shifts, including evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays.
  3. Must be available for mandatory recall.
  4. Has never been on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years from the date of the court order; is not currently charged with any criminal offense for which conviction would be a bar to licensure; has never been convicted of an offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years; has never been convicted or placed on community supervision in any court of an offense involving family violence as defined under Chapter 71, Texas Family Code; and has never been convicted of an offense of Class A misdemeanor or any felony, which includes a sentence of deferred adjudication.
  5. Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License
  6. High school diploma or GED
  7. Complete a typing test.
  8. Have not been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions including specifically:
        • Under other than honorable conditions
        • Bad conduct
        • Dishonorable
        • any other characterization of service indicating bad character